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  • 00:30

    Sri Lanka/Ghosts of war

    in Politics

    The United Nations Office for Human Rights is set to open an investigation into war crimes during the Sri Lankan conflict. The Sri Lankan government is opposed to the inquiry. Why would they reject an outside investigation? Thousands of civilians were killed in the final months of the war. What happened to the "safe zones"? Join us as we discuss why the world media largely ignored this conflict.

  • 01:01

    Celebrating the Women of Sri Lanka

    in Women

    An encore program swith my guest Pastor Cynthia Newborne as she talks about the women in Sri Lanka India.....and Explosive program

  • 01:00

    Sri Lanka Briefing #1

    in News

    According to The New York Times, "With Sri Lanka's military making its deepest push into rebel territory in a decade, Asia's longest-running civil war appears to be edging closer to a military solution — though one that has already extracted a high cost for the divided country's civilians." Are 25 years of war nearing an end? And at what price?

    This is the first in a series of SAJA webcasts.

    Featuring: Ahilan Kadirgamar, spokesperson for the Sri Lanka Democracy Forum; Vasuki Nesiah, director of International Affairs and Brown University; Muttukrishna Sarvananthan, Fulbright Visiting Research Scholar at the Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University.
    Moderator: V.V. Ganeshananthan, SAJA VP and author of "Love Marriage," a novel set in Sri Lanka and the diaspora. Questions/comments: saja@columbia.edu (subject=webcast)

  • 00:30

    Sri Lanka Briefing #4: The Human Rights Situation

    in News

    Discussing the University Teachers for Human Rights (Jaffna) Special Report: on A Marred Victory and a Defeat Pregnant With Foreboding... SAJA features a rare interview with a member of University Teachers for Human Rights (Jaffna), Dr. K. Sritharan. UTHR(J) has just issued a special report focusing on the last two months of the war in Sri Lanka—and in particular, its ramifications for civilians.

  • 00:08

    Despite end of civil war Christians still face persecution in Sri Lanka (Second Coming Watch Update

    in Religion


    Despite end of civil war Christians still face persecution in Sri Lanka. According to Christian Today, a group of religious liberty organisations is calling upon Sri Lanka to officially recognise the country's evangelical community. Release International UK director Colin King says, "There have been attacks against Christians, but as well as physical violence, there is also legal opposition and restrictions with the authorities refusing to recognise non-traditional churches. We urge Christians worldwide to pray for an end to these practices in Sri Lanka so that there may be true religious liberty for all."



    Turkey to purchase a long-range air defense system. According to Turkish newspaper, Today's Zaman, amid growing uncertainties ignited by the unfolding 14-month-old Syrian crisis and escalating tension between Iran and the West, Turkey is preparing to purchase a long-range air defense system worth $4 billion to beef up its defense capabilities in order to avert any threat to its national security. Turkey has sped up the procurement process of the system in recent months and will reach a final decision in an upcoming meeting of the Defense Industry Implementation Committee, which will be led by Prime Minister Erdogan on July 4.



    World stocks struggle as European crisis threatens to spread globally. According to the Associated Press, world stocks struggled under concerns that Europe's debt crisis was deepening and threatening to infect the world economy. Investors are nervously awaiting Greek elections on Sunday, when a party that's threatening to renege on the country's bailout terms could come away the big winner. That might force the country out the euro.Attention is also focused on Spain, where borrowing costs rose to euro-era highs, increasing concerns that it could need a bailout. 

  • 01:00

    Sri Lanka Briefing #3: The End of the Tigers: What's Next in Post-War Sri Lanka

    in News

    South Asian Journalists Association presents the third in a series of webcasts about Sri Lanka. The war in Sri Lanka has drawn to a close in terms of military operations—but serious humanitarian and political questions remain. Will there be a return to armed conflict, or is it really over? How will the issues of hundreds of thousands of internally displaced people be addressed? How will the human rights situation be addressed? As the international community and Sri Lankan government officials talk about a political solution, what process is likely to take hold? How far will that solution go? What will be the relationship between rehabilitation, reconstruction, development and the political process? What are the possibilities of a transitional process to provide democratic space? How can demilitarization and democracy move forward in Sri Lanka? What role will the powerful Tamil diaspora play? Featuring: Ahilan Kadirgamar, spokesperson for the Sri Lanka Democracy Forum; Alan Keenan, senior analyst of the International Crisis Group; Jayampathy Wickramaratne, constitutional lawyer.
    Moderator: V.V. Ganeshananthan, former SAJA vice president and author of "Love Marriage," a novel set in Sri Lanka and the diaspora.

  • 01:00

    Sri Lanka Briefing #2: After the Fall of Kilinochchi

    in News

    On Jan. 2, the Sri Lankan government said it had captured the rebel Tamil Tigers' capital of Kilinochchi. The news has brought renewed attention to the 25-year civil war in Sri Lanka. What's next? What might a political solution mean in light of recent military developments? How do recent events affect the country and its status within the region, as well as with the U.S.? How can journalists cover this evolving story?

    Learn about all this and more with a distinguished panel of scholars, experts and journalists. Please post your questions in the comments section below or e-mail saja[at]columbia.edu (subject=webcast)

  • 01:03

    EARTH SKY People ~ "Channeling Lyra" Release w/ Sacred Water Ritual ~ SPIRITED

    in Spirituality

    http://VictoriaVives.com/radio  Interview with SPECIAL GUEST, Misha Whirlwind ~ SPIRITED RECORDS and NEW EARTH MUSIC.  Misha is the Founder of SPIRITED, creating consciousness-expanding organic music that triggers an orchestra of emotions while taking your mind on a psychedelic journey, one of the most passionate and experienced musicians to be found in the history of Sri Lanka. He taught himself every existing area of Music and Sound & Video Design and worked intensively in this field for half of his life. He is the musical heart of Spirited, he channels and creates the music, researches about the science of sound and combines his passion for spirituality with the creation of his sounds. He also conceptualizes and directs the music videos and is the Director of New Earth Music. spiritedsounds.com


    Victoria Vives Khuong hosting EARTH SKY people RADIO ~ Living in Harmony with Mother Earth and Awakening to an Intergalactic Society!


    Worldwide times: PACIFIC 10 am ~ MOUNTAIN 11 pm ~ CENTRAL 12 noon ~ EASTERN 1 pm ~ ATLANTIC 2 pm ~ UK 6 pm ~ EUROPE 7 pm ~ MIDDLE EAST 8 pm ~ RUSSIA 9 pm ~ INDIA 10:30 pm


    Website: www.VictoriaVives.com


    Youtube: www.youtube.com/user/HigherSelfCommunity


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  • 00:22

    First International Day of Yoga - Morgan Hill YogaFEST, June 21st, CA

    in Self Help

    INNAUGURAL MORGAN HILL YOGAFEST


    TO BE HELD JUNE 21st AT COMMUNITY PARK


    In observance of the first International Day of Yoga, announced by the United Nations in December, 2014, volunteers and partners of The Art of Living Foundation have organized YogaFEST’15 in an effort to make yoga and its benefits more accessible to those living in the Bay Area.


    The Art of Living Foundation is a non-profit, educational and humanitarian organization operating in 152 countries, and founded in 1981 by the world-renowned philanthropist and spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. All Art of Living programs are guided by Sri Sri’s philosophy:


    “Unless we have a stress-free mind and a violence-free society, we cannot achieve world peace,” and as such, attract people form all walks of life, backgrounds and religious orientations.


    Yoga, Music, Food, Dance, Fun & More!  Tickets are only $10 and kids under 18 are free!


    Attend sessions led by our expert teachers, enjoy the music, sample food from around the world, discover new aspects of yoga, try a guided meditation and relax in the sun. 


    While yoga today is known for its physical benefits, YogaFEST introduces the other, deeper benefits of this ancient practice. It is a collaboration of various schools of yoga, along with local businesses and supporters, to spread yoga consciousness in continuation of the global wellness movement towards healthy lifestyles and overall happiness. Yoga, ultimately, is a guide to unfolding the infinite potential of the human mind and soul.


    Want to be a sponsor, partner, or have a booth at the YogaFEST? Contact edie [@] smashon.com


    Check out their website here!


    http://www.mhyogafest.com/


     

  • 01:01

    There is Order in the Chaos with Visionary Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith

    in Spirituality

    Awake 2 Oneness Radio with Visionary Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith Friday May 8, 2015 at 7:00 PM EDT.  Michael founded the Agape International Spiritual Center, which is highly regarded for its cultural, racial, and spiritual diversity and co-founder and president of the Association for Global New Thought.

    Agape’s local community outreach programs feed the homeless, serve incarcerated individuals and their families, partnership with community service organizations active in children’s schools and homes for youth at risk, support the arts, and advocate the preservation of our planet’s environmental resources.
     
    Agape’s global humanitarian programs provide food programs, retraining programs, schools, libraries, orphanages, hospitals, clinics, homes for unwed mothers, micro-loans, financial support during natural disasters, and human advocacy.  Locations range from 8 African countries to Afghanistan, Bosnia, Columbia, Ecuador, India, Iraq, Kosovo, and Sri Lanka.

    Michael Beckwith is a sought after meditation teacher, conference speaker, and seminar leader on the Life Visioning Process, which he originated.  Three of his most recent books—Life Visioning, Spiritual Liberation, and TranscenDance Expanded are recipients of the prestigious Nautilus Award.

    Michael has appeared on Dr. Oz, The Oprah Winfrey Show, OWN Help Desk, Larry King Live, Tavis Smiley, and in his own PBS Special, The Answer Is You. Every Friday at 1 pm PST, thousands tune into his radio show on KPFK, Wake up: The Sound of Transformation.
       
    To learn more about more Michael please visit: www.agapelive.com

  • 02:05

    Maximizing Revenue Streams with Allyson Byrd

    in Entrepreneur

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    30-Minute Power Session for Entrepreneruial Leaders 


    About Allyson Byrd


    Widely known as the “Profit Accelerator™, Allyson Byrd is unapologetic. When she stepped into her purpose in 2009, the only thing predictable about her was the future she would create for Lisa Nichols' Motivating The Masses. An increase of 1080% for MTM' s event sales and back-of-the-room profits in the span of 18 months? It seems like insanity.


    Fast forward 5 years, and Allyson Byrd is upleveling her clients' profitability in a way that transforms lives and the world.


    With the release of the Byrd Agency, Allyson has created a company that mirrors all that she stands for as a strategist and mentor. Energy, power and mastery is charged into each business she touches, with a long-term focus and an emphasis on sustainable and almost excessive profits. We've all traveled somewhere to get to our current location, and Allyson's respect & appreciation for that drives her to transform the lives of her incredible clients.


    Her recent work in emerging markets across the globe such as Thailand, Sri Lanka, India, Moscow, Kazakhstan, Aruba and British Virgin Islands reflects the incredible need for the vision, outline and promise for profit acceleration that only Allyson can provide.


    Allyson shares her vulnerable, authentic and inspirational messages across the globe.  To learn more about working directly with Allyson, visit her at www.allysonbyrd.com.